In a match that spilled all over the arena, John Cena defeated Rusev in an I Quit match to retain the United States Heavyweight Championship at Payback. The action spilled out to ringside, through the audience and at the entrance ramp before heading back into the ring. Once there, Cena managed to use the removed top rope to provide extra leverage to his STFU submission finisher. Lana decided that she had seen enough and stopped things.
May 17, 2015
For those of you that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, Sami Zayn made his official debut by being the mystery challenger for the United States Heavyweight Championship held by John Cena. While it was a great performance and moment, it has left the internet wrestling community with a lot of questions, the most important of which pertains to his status on the main roster. He might not be making the jump yet.
May 5, 2015
Fans attending WWE live events this upcoming weekend might be in for a bit of disappointment if they were looking forward to see John Cena and Randy Orton. The two of them have been pulled from the road. Management is going to try to supplement the show by having Seth Rollins defending the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns on one tour. The other will be headlined by Rusev, Dean Ambrose and Ryback.
April 30, 2015
The first match for Payback has been announced, and it will be a rematch for the United States Heavyweight Championship. John Cena and Rusev will be engaging in the final chapter of their feud, which was designed to make the latter look like a credible top level performer. Fittingly, it will be an I Quit match. Rumors are floating around that WWE will further the tension by having Lana be the one to wave the white flag for client.
April 27, 2015
Just as a recap, here are all the winners from Extreme Rules 2015. Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston captured the tag team championship in WWE. John Cena, Seth Rollins and Nikki Bella all retained their respective belts at the pay per view. Other winners include Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler and Roman Reigns. During the kickoff match, Adrian Neville was given a surprising victory over a five time former Intercontinental Champion.
April 26, 2015
In a Russian Chain match at Extreme Rules, John Cena managed to successfully retain his United States Heavyweight Championship by defeating Rusev. The match was not as brutal as usual, but that should have been expected because the demographic has changed tremendously over the years. WWE helped the Russian symphatizer gain some heel heat by having him send Lana to the back because the fans were cheering for her.
April 26, 2015
As good as NXT is, it appears that ROH is a better developmental program for WWE. All but two of their current male champions come from that promotion. Seth Rollins is the world champion. Daniel Bryan holds the Intercontinental Championship. Kevin Owens and Antonio Cesaro both hold titles. The only two guys that never worked for that promotion are Tyson Kidd and John Cena. The two divas champion never worked there.
April 9, 2015
When WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship on Seth Rollins instead of Roman Reigns, that changed up plans that they had for Rusev. Initially, he was supposed to have been built up as a top level heel challenger for Reigns. Now that another heel is in the top spot, there is only so much that the Russian sympathizer can be pushed. The belief is that management extended his feud with John Cena, so they can figure out what to do.
April 7, 2015